Category Archives: pregnancy discrimination

WHAT IS PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT?

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate because of “race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, or sexual orientation.”  [Gov. … Continue reading

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Forms Of Pregnancy Discrimination Under PDA

Pregnancy Discrimination Pregnancy discrimination involves treating a woman (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. Pregnancy Discrimination & Work Situations The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) forbids discrimination based on … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Discrimination

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions constitutes unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII, which covers employers with 15 or more employees, including … Continue reading

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